The stars of Formula E give insight into how to drive an all-electric cars and how it differs from any other form of four-wheeled motorsport, plus what key skills are needed to become successful.

As the FIA Formula E championship begins pre-season testing ahead of the 2016-17 season a host of drivers have given their explanation and ideas on how to extract the maximum from the cars and what makes them unique compared to racing in other championships such as F1 or the World Endurance Championship.

All the drivers highlighted the need for experience in a range of motorsport and an ability to technically adapt from one series to another. The previous two Formula E champions, Nelson Piquet Jr and Sebastien Buemi, have both had extensive experience in F1 and WEC and understand the evolution with hybrid technology and all-electric racing.

Former Formula E driver Bruno Senna, who has split with Mahindra Racing and been replaced by Felix Rosenqvist, also explains that efficiency with power management is essential to produce a consistent and competitive drive in Formula E as energy management dominates the championship.

The 2015-16 Formula E championship decider came down to Lucas di Grassi and Sebastien Buemi's first lap incident which ruled both cars out of winning the race, which meant it was decided by who could produce the fastest lap with perfect timing in order to gain the three bonus points and with it the world title.

Find out the Formula E drivers' top tips and experience on driving Formula E cars over the opening two championships of the all-electric series.